Dirk Nowitzki got the Dallas Mavericks to the brink of an NBA championship. His teammates did the rest, a perfect ending for a club that talked all season about its greatest strength being the sum of its parts.
Johnathan Taylor and Buddy Lamothe may never play baseball again after accidents left them partially paralyzed.
That didn’t matter to the teams that picked them Wednesday during the final rounds of the Major League Baseball draft.
Taylor Jungmann, Sam Stafford and Brandon Loy received the fanfare of being selected in the higher rounds of this year’s MLB First-Year Player Draft, but there were other Longhorns who came off the board later Tuesday.